One question that builds self-care confidence

Jul 18, 2017 | Tags: energy, sleep, weight, | No Comments

I’m just back from a beautiful and impactful long weekend in Albuquerque, NM studying indigenous healing practices of the Americas.


Here I am during one of my breaks, at Masks y Mas, one of those “must visit” places in the Knob Hill district. True to the name, they have all sorts of Mexican masks, but much, much more :) (more…)

The nutritional self that will always support you

Jul 15, 2016 | Tags: Feminine Practice, Living, sleep, | No Comments

As I’m writing I’m about halfway through an immersion in the Mesoamerican healing tradition of Curanderismo in sunny, triple-digit-weather, New Mexico.

Here I am minutes before a powerful temazcal (sweat lodge) ceremony at master Curandera, Rita Navares’, home in Albuquerque in front of this gorgeous altar of the virgin Guadalupe. This was by far my favorite (and most cathartic) part of my time here so far. (more…)

Burn fat while I sleep? Sign me up!

Jan 31, 2013 | Tags: burn fat, metabolism, sleep, | 2 Comments

Are you trying to manufacture energy by injecting yourself with caffeine, sugar, or carbohydrates to get through the day? If the answer is yes, your sleep routine may be in need of a make-over.

Restful, rhythmic, uninterrupted sleep patterns can help the body detoxify, release weight, improve elimination, and support a general sense of well-being. (more…)

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